Aberfoyle Baroque

A Delightful Visit to Nicolao Atelier, Venice - costumi d'arte!

Nicolao Atelier, Stefano Nicolao, Carolyn Winter, Aberfoyle Baroque
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Friday, June 9, 2017 - 7:15pm

Aberfoyle Baroque recently enjoyed a visit to world-renowned Atelier Nicolao, designer & maker of some of the finest historically accurate period costumes for opera, dance & film.  Owner Stefano Nicolao & wife Suzanna graciously provided an extended tour of their huge Atelier that is packed with gorgeous costumes, fabrics, headwear, handcrafted shoes, braids & buttons.     


Alberto Busettini, Aberfoyle Baroque, Harpsichord
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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 4:15pm

On June 4, 2017, Aberfoyle Baroque joins with renowned harpsichordist Alberto BusettiniContrarco Baroque Ensemble to present an especially sumptuous concert -  "I Colori di Venezia".  What could be better than: Venice; a palazzo on the Grand Canal for a venue; Alberto Busettini on the harpsichord; a stellar Italian Early Music Ensemble; & a post-concert dinner prepared by the famed Academy of the Italian Kitchen?  Join if you possibly can!




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Friday, March 17, 2017 - 2:15pm

Renowned Italian harpsichordist, Alberto Busettini, announces a date, venue & program for the launch of his exquisite new harpsichord. What could provide a more fitting debut for this glorious midnight blue and gold Italian instrument than: an early summer evening concert in Venice; a beautiful Palazzo hall overlooking the Canal Grande; a “Colors of Italy” program spanning 150 years of Italian harpsichord music; &, of course, a stellar artist at the ornate keyboard (FaceBook: Alberto Busettini Harpsichordist)

The Art of Fugue: The Opera goes to BEMF Fringe

The Art of Fugue: The Opera
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Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 5:30pm

This delightful short Bach-centric opera commissioned by Washington DC resident Gary O'Connor is to be performed at this year's Boston Early Music Festival Fringe. Stellar performers include Jory Vinikour (Director), Patrick Kilbride (tenor), Charles Humphries (countertenor) & Andrew Potter (bass). Libretto by Caitlin Vincent; Arranged by Douglas Buchanan.  On June 17, 5:30pm in Lindsey Chapel, Emmanuel Church.

Aberfoyle Baroque to Host Event at Boston Early Music Festival Fringe

Aberfoyle Baroque brings Jory Vinikour to BEMF Fringe
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Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 5:30pm

Aberfoyle Baroque will host an event at BEMF Fringe featuring renowned harpsichordist Jory Vinikour.  Jory will perform works from his acclaimed Bach & Rameau recordings & direct The Art of Fugue: The Opera commissioned by Gary O'Connor.  Patrick Kilbride (tenor), Charles Humphries (countertenor) & Andrew Potter (bass) will perform in the Opera.  On June 17 at 5:30pm in the Lindsey Chapel, Emmanuel Church. 

Renowned Italian Harpsichordist Alberto Busettini to Perform in South Africa

Alberto Busettini, Aberfoyle Baroque, Harpsichord
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Friday, January 27, 2017 - 7:30pm

Aberfoyle Baroque will feature renowned Italian harpsichordist Alberto Busettini, of Teatro La Fenice, Venice,  at a public Concert in South Africa.  "Harpsichord Music of Baroque Europe" will be performed at St. George's Cathedral on January 27th at 7:30pm.  Alberto will also direct Master Classes open to performers & auditors, and provide mentoring to local rising harpsichord star, Dominic Daula.

Paige Whitley-Bauguess features in Capitol Early Music's 2016-17 Season

Paige Whitley-Bauguess, Aberfoyle Baroque
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Friday, September 16, 2016 - 6:15pm

Paige Whitley-Bauguess will perform at Capitol Early Music's "Characters of the Dance" March 31, 2017.  Instrumentalists include Heloise Degrugillier, recorder; Mary Findley, violin; Douglas Poplin, cello; & Patrick Merrill, harpsichord. Full information & tickets at www.CapitolEarlyMusic.org.  This is a not-to-be-missed performance with allemandes, gigues, chaconnes, sarabands, minuets & more!

Baroque Dance Workshop for Beginners

Aberfoyle Baroque offers Baroque Dance Workshop
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Monday, April 25, 2016 - 12:30pm

Aberfoyle Baroque offers its first Baroque Dance Workshop on April 29.  Aimed at beginners, this workshop will feature accomplished Baroque dancer Elena Mullins as instructor.  Elena will guide participants through a choreographed dance to Jean-Baptiste Lully's Bourrée d'Achille.

Anyone wishing to receive mailings of future Baroque Dance workshops hosted by Aberfoyle Baroque should email us at  AberfoyleBaroque@gmail.com and write "Baroque Dance" in the subject header.


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